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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
+1 703-533-1155
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When it was dedicated in 1997, the Women's Memorial became the first major American memorial to honor women who have served in the United States military. The memorial also marks the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery.
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building at the entrance to Arlington Cemetery is often missed. It pays tribute to all women who have served in any of the military service and shows by displays where and how they served. They also have a database to search for folks that...More

Thank John-MaryAnn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would venture to guess that most people drive right past this and never realize the significance of this memorial. It sits right at the main entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. The Memorial houses an Exhibit Gallery, Hall of Honor, Gift Shop, Theater, Upper Terrace,...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This one memorial is so unique. This memorial represents women past, present, and future. We are strong. Women who serve in our Armed Forces it is amazing that you can look up every registered service women. Young or old makes no difference we are all...More

Thank 1991KEB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They were as important to winning any war as the men, so let's it forget. This is an excellent way to remind everyone.

Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were there for a friends retirement ceremony from the Navy. She was honored for her 21 year career in this memorial. So much history shown in the exhibits - make sure you go up on the upper level, lots of inscriptions and quotes from...More

Thank Marc I
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is a beautiful monument honoring the women in the US Military! It is beautifully done and is located at the gates of Arlington Cemetary!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a monument at Arlington cemetery. You will see it on the tram tour and can see it if you do your own walking tour.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This monument to women in the military is very near the entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. It is definitely worth a visit while at Arlington. The view from the top is great!

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

There's also a way which brings you to the terrace. There's some view there. Also some good words from great women in war (accurate enough?).

Thank lelantos0717
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This was added some time ago and worth the visit, large displays inside covering all aspects of women in service. There is videos available to watch, gift shop . Amazing to see all the ways women served and died for their country. It is well...More

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